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Buying Nutritious Foods on a Budget

So, you’re on a tight budget and can’t afford to buy everything you’d like to at the supermarket. How do you get what you need without sacrificing good nutrition? Are there tips to stretching your dollars that you need to be aware of? The answer is “Yes,” and we’re going to make buying good food […]

23 May 2016 No comment
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Are You Eating Too Much of These Carb-Rich Foods?

The digestive system than converts the carbs into blood sugar which provides the body with energy for your cells, tissues, and organs. Sugar that is left over is stored in the liver and muscles for future use. The following list of carb-rich food should be eaten in moderation: Sugars, syrups, and sweeteners. With at least […]

20 May 2016 No comment
Good Nutrition is a Great Defense Against Diseases Like Cancer read more

Good Nutrition is a Great Defense Against Diseases Like Cancer

According to the American Cancer Society, over one million people get cancer each year.  Changing your diet to include specific foods helps reduce your risk of getting the disease.  It’s one of the easiest ways to fight cancer and requires very little effort from you.  In fact, all you need to do is eliminate certain […]

19 April 2016 No comment
When grocery shopping, how do you determine what goes into your cart and what doesn’t?  Do you base your decisions on what your family loves to eat read more

Tips for Being an Informed Grocery Shopper

When grocery shopping, how do you determine what goes into your cart and what doesn’t?  Do you base your decisions on what your family loves to eat or do you carefully plan meals based on what you think their bodies need?  Maybe, you do both. If you tend to be a conscientious shopper, you’ll be […]

26 February 2016 No comment
The Most Nutrient-Rich Foods to Eat read more

The Most Nutrient-Rich Foods to Eat

When it comes to eating healthy, there’s a lot of information a person needs to know.  For example, do you know how to read a food label?  If you’ve answered, “Yes,” that’s great, but do you know how much of a certain vitamin or nutrient you need daily?  If you don’t, it’s ok.  Most people […]

29 January 2016 No comment
Omega-3 Fatty Acids read more

Why Omega-3 Fatty Acids Matter

You may have heard all about Omega-3 Fatty Acids but have no idea what they do for your body or what types of food offer them.  You’re not the first person to admit this nor will you be the last.  Many people simply aren’t aware of what’s good about their food.  They eat it without […]

26 January 2016 No comment
What Makes Beans a Great Source of Protein? read more

What Makes Beans a Great Source of Protein?

Other than meat, what foods are great sources of protein?  Beans! You might be surprised to learn that they’re rich in fiber, calcium, and iron, too! When combined with whole grains like brown rice, teff, and quinoa, they provide you with the essential amino acids needed for your body to function optimally.  The building blocks […]

22 January 2016 No comment
What Does GMO Mean read more

What Does GMO Mean and Why Do People Avoid Products With GMOs?

If you’re wondering what GMO stands for and why it causes controversy, you’re in luck.  We’d like to discuss Genetically Modified Organisms and why so many people steer clear of them.  Most developed nations do not find GMOs safe.  In fact, many ban them.  In the United States, however, GMO-laden products are not labeled. Herbicides […]

20 January 2016 No comment
Foods That Help You Get a Good Night’s Sleep read more

Foods That Help You Get a Good Night’s Sleep

A good night’s sleep is often hard to come by.  With the stresses and responsibilities of everyday living, many people find it difficult to relax.  What if the food you ate actually helped you get a peaceful night of restful slumber?  Would you be more likely to include those foods in your diet? Here’s what […]

15 January 2016 No comment
Five Super Simple Ways to Eat Better in the New Year read more

Five Super Simple Ways to Eat Better in the New Year

  It’s a new year and time for a new you, right?  What better to usher in 2016 than with some healthier habits?  Diet and exercise play an important role in your physical health and overall well-being.  The foods you eat either help or harm you, so choose what you put into your body carefully. […]

13 January 2016 No comment